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Applied Physics BSc (Hons)

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Applied physics uses methods and principles of physics to help people solve technological problems, usually in an industrial context.Compared to theoretical physics, applied physics is a more hands-on course, bridging the gap between physics and mechanical engineering. Applied physicists use physics, or conduct physics research, to develop new technologies to solve engineering problems. This often requires thinking 'outside the box', using your skills in physics to understand the problem at hand.We'll teach you fundamental skills including quantum mechanics, relativity, nuclear and particle physics, and electrodynamics. You will consolidate the taught elements with laboratory-based practical classes. You will develop transferable skills and leadership potential. You'll gain confidence to think on your feet by working independently but also effectively as part of a team.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,650per year

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A level : BCC - BBB

Including A-Level mathematics and physics or an engineering subject

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 50 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    171 76%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    44th

    13

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